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Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min

Makes

16 appetizers

This is a fantastic, healthier substitute for deep-fried mozzarella sticks. I like to serve the sticks with spaghetti. —Julie Puderbaugh, Berwick, Pennsylvania
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Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 8 pieces string cheese, cut crosswise in half
  • 1 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Unroll crescent dough and separate each tube of dough into 8 triangles. Place 1 halved string cheese at the wide end of each triangle; roll up and seal edges.
  2. Place 2 in. apart on a foil-lined baking sheet, point side down. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with marinara sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer with 1 tablespoon sauce: 160 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 370mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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